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leu·ko·plast(lo͞o′kə-plăst′) also leu·co·plast (lo͞o′kə-plăst′)
A colorless plastid in the cytoplasm of plant cells around which starch collects.
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(Biochemistry) any of the small colourless bodies occurring in the cytoplasm of plant cells and used for storing food material, esp starch
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a starch-storing colorless plastid in the cells of roots and underground or internal plant parts.
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